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Leonard J. Szymanski

July 20, 1926 — October 28, 2019

Leonard J. "Moon" Szymanski, 93, of Natrona Heights,i passed away on October 28th, 2019 at Fairwinds Manor Personal Care Home in Cabot, PA. He was the husband of Bernice "Bernie" Szymanski. They shared 70 wonderful years of marriage together.

Born on July 20, 1926 in Ford City, PA, he was the son of the late Frank and Josephine Szymanski. Moon served in the U.S. Army in World War II in Germany. He was employed by PPG in Creighton, PA where he retired after 45 years.

He was a member of Our lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Parish, Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Natrona Heights, PA. He enjoyed playing cards, pitching horseshoes, watching Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, telling jokes and spending time with his family.

His beautiful life will be forever cherished by the lives of his wife, Bernice "Bernie" Szymanski, their 2 children; Elaine (Rodger) Temple and Kurt Szymanski, both of Natrona Heights, PA. His 6 grandchildren, Chad (Tanya Curtis) Holsing, Bryan (Erin) Holsing, Danielle (Doug) Gaspersic, Kurt Szymanski Jr., Heidi (Eric Davis) Szymanski, Bobbi Jo Graham, 2 step-grandchildren, Ainslie (Gary) Cooper and Jeffrey (Shannon) Temple and 15 great grandchildren and 4 great step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his 3 brothers Frank "Lammie" Szymanski, Robert "PeeWee" Szymanski and James "Jimmy" Szymanski.

Friends and family will be received on Friday from 2-4, 6-9 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St. Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where a parting prayer service will be held on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in Most Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial with military honor's will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. To send an online condolence please visit

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Friday, November 1, 2019

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